The second piece in our mini-series on housing argues that the planning system needs a far greater focus on buildings that people like.
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If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
Nicky Morgan: This election, doorstep reaction – and why we must focus the Brexit conversation on economic security
Most people I’m meeting seem either pro-Leave or resigned to it happening – and believing that Theresa May is best-placed to see it through.
Successful Singapore is simply copying what previous Conservative governments have done – namely, to deliver directly hundreds of thousands of new houses.
Increasing housing supply is not just about the Green Belt but better aligning what we build with the places people most desire.
Macmillan’s efforts succeeded because Churchill backed him fully. The Communities Secretary is not in the same happy position with May.
Much of it is excellent and a skeleton for delivery, but it will need work to put flesh on the bones.
The issue is a case study in where power lies in this country.
It would be a betrayal of every value we hold dear if we deny the next generation the chance to own their own homes.
What stands in the way of the homes, jobs and savings proclaimed on the masthead of this site is not a state that’s too liberal, but one that’s not liberal enough.
There is a huge amount of talk about solving the problem, but too little effective action.
The Social Justice Queen’s Speech 4) If we’re to boost home ownership, councils must build more housing
The public sector has an indispensable role in building more homes for sale.
The post-war New Towns are a great inspiration and demonstration of what can be achieved with determination.
They could provide as many as a million homes over ten years.
Lord Lexden’s Bill provides an opportunity to bring real localism and better design to building new homes.